Department of Geography

Scheme of Studies

Degree Program offered

·         BS Program

Eligibility Criteria

·         F.A, FSc, I.Com or Equivalents are eligible to apply for BS Geography. With at least 60% Marks

·         All other requirements as per university admission policy (please see university eligibility criteria for BS admission).

STRUCTURE OF SCHEME OF STUDY

Nature of Courses

Numbers of Courses

Credits Hours

Compulsory Courses (No choice)

07

19

Minor Courses from other discipline

05

18

Major Courses

25

82

Elective Courses

02

06

Internship/Research Report/Thesis

01

06

Total Credit Hours

40

131

 Group: Geography, Statistics, Economics

YEAR-1                                             SEMESTER-I 

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-101

Language in use

3(3+0)

CC/Ist-101/

CC/Phil-101

Islamic Education/

Ethics (For Non-Muslims)

2(2+0)

Maj/Geo-101

Fundamentals of Geography

3(3+0)

Min/Stats-101(g)

Statistics-I

4(3+1)

Min/Eco-101

Microeconomics

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

15

 

SEMESTER—II

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-102

Academic Reading & Writing

3(3+0)

CC/PS-102

Pakistan Studies

2(2+0)

Maj/Geo-102

Physical Geography

4(3+1)

Min/Stats-102(g)

Statistics-II

4(3+1)

Min/Eco-102

Macro economics

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

16

YEAR-2                                       

SEMESTER-III

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-201

Communication Skills

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-201

Human Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-202

Map Work

4(3+1)

EC/CS-201

Introduction to Computer Science

3(2+1)

Min/Stat-201 (g)

Min/Eco-201

Statistics-III

Mathematical Economics

(Choose any one)

4(3+1)

 

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER—IV

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-202

Advanced Academic Reading & Writing

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-203

Geography of Pakistan

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-204

Principles of Cartography

4(3+1)

CC/Maths-101

Basic Mathematics

3(3+0)

EC/Env.-202

Introduction to Environment

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

16

YEAR-3                                            

SEMESTER—V

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-301

Historical Development of Geographic Thought 

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-302

Surveying

4(3+1)

Maj/Geo-303

Geomorphology 

4(3+1)

Maj/Geo-304

Climatology

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-305

Settlement Geography

3(3+0)

 

ACP

2(0+2)

 

Total Credits

17+2

 

SEMESTER—VI

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-306

Geographical Information Science

4(3+1)

Maj/Geo-307

Environmental Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-308

Urban Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-309

Oceanography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-310

Remote Sensing

3(3+0)

 

Total Credits

16

 YEAR-4                                            

SEMESTER—VII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-401

Population Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-402

Quantitative Methods in Geography

4(3+1)

Maj/Geo-403

Region and Regional Concept

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-404

Research Methods

2(2+0)

Maj/Geo-410

Geography of Natural Hazards

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-407

Climate Change Studies

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

18

 

SEMESTER—VII

 

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Major subjects

Maj/Geo-405

Economic Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-421

South Asia

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-425

Digital Image Processing

4(3+1)

Research

Or

02 Optional subject

Maj/Geo-406

Research Project/Internship

6(6+0)

Maj/Geo-412

Medical geography

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-407

Hydrography

3(2+1)

 

 

Total Credits

16

Total Hours: 15+16+17+16+17+16+18+16=131 CR

*The Course will be selected by the student from Group A, B, C, D, E or F on the availability of faculty member expertise and number of students.

**Research Project/Internship will be offered in 7th Semester.        

LIST OF SPECIAL SUBJECTS OFFERED

GROUP A: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-406

Climate Change Studies

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-407

Hydro Geography

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-408

Fluvial Morphology

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-409

Natural Environment and Conservation Issues

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-410

Geography of Natural hazard

3(3+0)

 GROUP B: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-411

Cultural Geography

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-412

Medical Geography

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-413

Political Geography

3(3+0)

 

 

 

Maj/Geo-414

Settlement Patterns and Processes

3(3+0)

GROUP C: APPLIED GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-415

Natural Hazards and Management Issues

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-416

Urban Planning and Management

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-417

Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-418

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)

3(3+0)

GROUP D: REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-419

North America

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-420

South Asia

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-421

Australia

3(3+0)

Maj/Geo-422

Muslim World

3(3+0)

GROUP E: GEOINFORMATICS

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-423

Global Positioning System (GPS)

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-424

Digital Image Processing

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-425

Spatial Data Visualization

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-426

Spatial Modeling

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-427

Photogrammetry

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-428

Spatial Data Infrastructure

3(2+1)

GROUP F: GEOGRAPHICAL TECHNIQUES AND METHODS

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Geo-429

Cartographic Techniques

3(2+1)

Maj/Geo-430

Digital Cartography

3(2+1)